A Reflective Fiber Optic Sensor for Surface Roughness In-Process Measurement

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Jiancheng Liu, Kazuo Yamazaki, Yi Zhou

IMS-Mechatronics Laboratory, Department of Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA 95616e-mail: mechatronics@ucdavis.edu

Sadayuki Matsumiya

Mitutoyo Corporation, 20-1, Sakado 1-chome, Takatsu-ku, Kawasaki, Kanagawa 213-0012, Japan

J. Manuf. Sci. Eng 124(3), 515-522 (Jul 11, 2002) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1475991 History: Received March 01, 2001; Revised September 01, 2001; Online July 11, 2002
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Sensor probe schematic diagram
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Reflection intensity calculation diagram
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Light ray tracing process
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Simulation results of reflection intensity with different gap distances
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Reflection intensity against different gap distance in three measurement directions
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Reflection intensity against gap distance in three directions (milled surface)
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GRIN lens diameter vs reflection intensity
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Diameter of inner and outer receiving fiber vs reflection intensity
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Inner and outer pitch distance vs reflection intensity
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Experimental setup diagram
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Prototype sensor probe and experimental system
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Experimental results obtained by prototype sensor (ground surface)
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Simulation results based on the prototype sensor parameter (ground surface)
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Comparison of experimental results with simulation results (ground surface)
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Experimental results obtained by prototype sensor (milled surface)
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Maximum reflection intensity vs surface roughness
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In vs surface roughness Ra (ground surface)



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